Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream and Kristi Toliver of the Los Angeles Sparks were named the WNBA Players of the Week on Monday.

It's already been a memorable year for the WNBA and the playoffs don't start until Thursday.

Brittney Griner isn't surprised by the Phoenix Mercury's success this season. Not even her team's record-setting 29 wins.

Brittney Griner had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Phoenix Mercury set a WNBA record with their 29th win, beating the Seattle Storm 78-65 in the season finale Sunday night.

Danielle Adams led a balanced offense as the San Antonio Stars secured the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

Tina Charles and the New York Liberty ended a disappointing season with a victory, just barely missing the playoffs for the second straight season.

The Connecticut Sun head into the offseason with a win, and the Atlanta Dream go into the playoffs with a loss.

It's already been a special weekend for Brittney Griner, and if things go well on Sunday, that's just a bonus.

Brittney Griner scored 19 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 76-69 Saturday night, tying the WNBA record for wins.

For three quarters, the Tulsa Shock did a nice job of adding to recent frustrations for the Minnesota Lynx. Then everything changed, in a hurry.

With a chance to improve their seeding for the playoffs, the Indiana Fever jumped out to a big early and then had to hold off the Chicago Sky.

Plenette Pierson scored 20 points to help the New York Liberty snap a three-game losing streak and hamper the Washington Mystics' playoff seeding with a 73-61 victory Saturday night.

Candace Parker and the Los Angeles Sparks would like some late-season momentum to make up for a mostly underachieving season.

Jia Perkins scored 23 points and the San Antonio Stars extended Becky Hammon's career with a 92-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Friday night.

Becky Hammon's historic new career will have to wait. Her teammates with the San Antonio Stars are not ready to let their beloved teammate exit the WNBA just yet.

This win was a little extra special for Washington coach Mike Thibault.

The Atlanta Dream appear back on track at just the right time.

Women's basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged.

Briann January scored 16 points and fellow all-star Tamika Catchings added 15 as the Indiana Fever clinched a playoff spot for the 10th straight season with a 76-63 win over the New York Liberty on Thursday night.

Rookie Shoni Schimmel scored a season-high 24 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the Phoenix Mercury 96-82 Wednesday night to clinch the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.

Even without leading scorer Angel McCoughtry, the Atlanta Dream had no trouble putting up points against the league-best Phoenix Mercury.

Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 16 rebounds and Elena Delle Donne scored 18 to lift the Chicago Sky past the Washington Mystics 72-69 on Wednesday.

Candice Dupree scored 18 points as Phoenix beat the New York Liberty 76-64 on Tuesday night, giving the Mercury home-court advantage throughout the WNBA playoffs.

The Los Angeles Sparks clinched a playoff spot on Tuesday night, and in the process they sent a strong message to a potential first-round opponent.

The Phoenix Mercury made sure the WNBA's Western Conference has a new regular season champion for the first time in four years.

Brittney Griner looked relaxed at shoot-around Tuesday before the Phoenix Mercury's game against the New York Liberty, running drills, shooting free throws and chatting with teammates while trying half-court shots.

Brittney Griner brings her slam-dunking skills to Madison Square Garden for the first time, hoping to take her Phoenix team a step closer to the WNBA playoffs and a possible league record 30-win season.

Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury and Allie Quigley of the Chicago Sky were named the WNBA's Players of the Week on Monday.

Sue Bird and the rest of the Seattle Storm found a bit more energy in the second half to rally from a 13-point halftime deficit.

Tamika Catchings scored a season-high 29 points to lead Indiana to a 90-76 victory over the New York Liberty on Sunday, ending the Fever's three-game losing streak.

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